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Vizient Partners to Host the Dallas Hub of the United Nations People’s Summit+SocialGood

09/22/17

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IRVING, Texas
"Vizient supports the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals. They provide an excellent framework to improve many aspects of our city for our residents"

IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Vizient announces it is partnering with the University of Texas at Dallas to host the inaugural Dallas People’s Hub for the Global People’s Summit+SocialGood on Friday, Sept. 22, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. CT, at Blackstone LaunchPad on the UT Dallas campus in Richardson, Texas. Admission to the conference is free.

The Global People's Summit+SocialGood Summit is a day-long, one-of-a-kind innovative global dialogue bringing together leaders and stakeholders from around the world to discuss and find solutions to some of the world's most pressing challenges, highlighting the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals.

The Dallas People’s Hub will engage diverse stakeholders, senior government officials, the diplomatic corps, academia and local leaders in a conversation on how we can collectively make Dallas a better community for residents.

“Vizient supports the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals. They provide an excellent framework to improve many aspects of our city for our residents,” said Terri Scannell, senior social responsibility director for Vizient. “We are excited to work with UT Dallas to create the first ever hub for Dallas for this event.”

About Vizient, Inc.

Vizient, Inc., the largest member-driven health care performance improvement company in the country, provides innovative data-driven solutions, expertise and collaborative opportunities that lead to improved patient outcomes and lower costs. Vizient’s diverse membership base includes academic medical centers, pediatric facilities, community hospitals, integrated health delivery networks and non-acute health care providers and represents more than $100 billion in annual purchasing volume. The Vizient brand identity represents the integration of VHA Inc., University HealthSystem Consortium and Novation, which combined in 2015, as well as MedAssets’ Spend and Clinical Resource Management (SCM) segment, including Sg2, which was acquired in 2016. In 2017, Vizient again received a World’s Most Ethical Company designation from the Ethisphere Institute. Vizient’s headquarters are in Irving, Texas, with locations in Chicago and other cities across the United States. Please visit www.vizientinc.com as well as our newsroom, blog, Twitter, LinkedIn and YouTube pages for more information about the company.

Contact:

Vizient, Inc.
Angie Boliver, 972-830-7961
angie.boliver@vizientinc.com

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